The shocking gun violence on the South Side of Chicago that has led to a record number or murders in the city has hit home for Chief Keef. The Chicago rapper’s stepbrother Ulysses “Chris” Gissendanner III was shot in the back of the head last week while on the South Side. Gissendanner, 19, was also […]

Rapper Lil Flip insists that it is not “Game Over” on his fight with the law over a recent arrest. The Houston-based artist was arrested…

President Obama visited Newtown, Connecticut last night and spoke at a memorial service for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting. Saying he came “to offer the love and prayers of a nation,” President Obama opened his remarks by thanking local officials and quoting the Bible: “Scripture tells us, ‘Do not lose heart. […]

An emotional President Obama shed tears as he addressed the nation from the White House over the tragic school shooting in Connecticut that left 27 people dead, 20 of them children. “Our hearts are broken today,” said President Obama. While he said today was not the day for a discusson on gun control, he mentioned […]

Rick Ross and Y0ung Jeezy rekindled their beef and got into a fight backstage at the BET Hip Hop Awards tonight at the Atlanta Civic Center. TMZ reports that shots were even fired, although the Atlanta Police Department denies that report. Ross and Jeezy reportedly exchanged words backstage and started pushing and shoving each other, […]

The 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards were taped tonight at the Atlantic Civic Center to be aired in October, but the event was interrupted when Rick Ross and Young Jeezy came to blows back stage! The two rappers beef started with Ross’s “BMF” record where he shouts out convicted drug dealer Demetrius “Big Meech” Flenory. Jeezy, […]

President Obama was unable to make the NAACP convention, but he did address the National Urban League conference in New Orleans, where for the first time in his presidency he forcefully spoke out against gun violence. The president said he stands by the Second Amendment and recognizes the traditions of hunting and gun ownership in […]

Hip-hop artists have had a long fascination with guns, in particular the Glock, but where did this fascination come from? In his new book Glock: The Rise of America’s Gun, author Paul M. Barrett not only delves into hip-hop’s embrace of the Glock, he also details how the Glock became America’s gun of choice for […]

A third grader from Queens, New York sold his father’s handgun to a classmate at school for $3.50.  He took the gun off of the top shelf in his home where his dad hid it for protection. Apparently, he didn’t hide it well enough! The gun was illegal, and according to police, there were live […]

After being arrested earlier this week on drug and weapons charges, Juelz Santana posted bail and was released. Juelz called Hot 97’s Angie Martinez to give his side of the story. “I wasn’t even in my studio when they raided it,” the Dipset rapper told Angie. “They found whatever they wanna say they found, and […]

Rapper Juelz Santana (real name Laron James) was recently put into police custody for drug and gun possession in Bergen County, New Jersey in connection with a raid of his studio last week in which marijuana and guns were found. According to North Santana was charged with: possession of a firearm and a controlled […]

Ja Rule must appear in court in August, where he will stand trial for a firearm violation in New York. The rapper was arrested in July of 2007 after a performance at the Beacon Theater, the same venue that Lil Wayne was arrested outside of. Wayne's gun charge from that incident is what eventually sent the rapper to Rikers Island.